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Hepatitis C Summary

Description: INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.

Also Known As: PT-NANBH; Parenterally Transmitted Non A, Non B Hepatitis; Hepatitis, Viral, Non-A, Non-B, Parenterally-Transmitted; Parenterally-Transmitted Non-A, Non-B Hepatitis

Networked: 8387 relevant articles (512 outcomes, 785 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hepatitis C

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Interferons : 148 outcomes 154 studies in 1361 results : IBA
  2. Ribavirin (Virazole) : 137 outcomes 139 studies in 1128 results : FDA 16 Generic
  3. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa) : 53 outcomes 45 studies in 530 results : FDA 2
  4. RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) : 31 outcomes 48 studies in 555 results : IBA
  5. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals) : 20 outcomes 10 studies in 189 results : IBA
  6. Protease Inhibitors (Protease Inhibitor) : 17 outcomes 10 studies in 122 results : IBA
  7. telaprevir : 11 outcomes 14 studies in 136 results : IBA
  8. N- (3- amino- 1- (cyclobutylmethyl)- 2,3- dioxopropyl)- 3- (2- ((((1,1- dimethylethyl)amino)carbonyl)amino)- 3,3- dimethyl- 1- oxobutyl)- 6,6- dimethyl- 3- azabicyclo(3.1.0)hexan- 2- carboxamide : 10 outcomes 9 studies in 87 results : IBA
  9. Carbon Monoxide : 9 outcomes 36 studies in 457 results : IBA
  10. Viral RNA : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 115 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hepatitis C

  1. Infection
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Hepatitis B
  4. Chronic Hepatitis C
  5. Hepatitis
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Key Therapies for Hepatitis C

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 40 outcomes 55 studies in 896 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 24 outcomes 38 studies in 595 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 17 outcomes 33 studies in 434 results
  4. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 10 outcomes 25 studies in 214 results
  5. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 138 results
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